1. English Language and Linguistics
David Banks, The Development of Scientific Writing. Linguistic Features and Historical Context. 2008. London, Oakville: Equinox.
Lucia Loureiro-Porto, The Semantic Predecessors of Need in the History of English (c 750 – 1710). 2009. Wiley-Blackwell.
2. Literatures in the English Language
David Duff, Romanticism and the Uses of Genre. 2009. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Matthew Rubery, The Novelty of Newspapers: Victorian Fiction after the Invention of the News. 2009. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
The ESSE Book Award for Junior Scholars 2010 for a book in the field of Literatures in the English Language.
The judges have made this Special Award to Palgrave Macmillan for “the Publisher’s willingness to cooperate with Junior Scholars”.
3. Cultural Studies in English
Laurence Talairach-Vielmas, Wilkie Collins, Medicine and the Gothic. 2009. Cardiff: University of Wales Press.
Patrick Lonergan, Theatre and Globalization. 2009. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
“Honourable Mentions” have also been awarded to:
Jorge Braga Riera, Classical Spanish Drama in Restoration English (1660-1700). 2009. Amsterdam, Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company.
Teresa Prudente, A Specially Tender Piece of Eternity: Virginia Woolf and the Experience of Time. 2009. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
Gustav Ungerer, The Mediterranean Apprenticeship of British Slavery. 2008. Madrid: Editorial Verbum.